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Address: Orleans, MA
Phone Number: 508-255-0455
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This four-mile waterway of tidal pools and marshes leads to more imposing...

This four-mile waterway of tidal pools and marshes leads to more imposing Atlantic swells.

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Interesting marsh area - and seals!

I put my kayak in at the Hemenway Road boat ramp - easy in and out, with free parking (along the street - need a sticker for the lot). I paddled to the left, through Salt Pond Bay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rob_from_MA
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Massachusetts
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I put my kayak in at the Hemenway Road boat ramp - easy in and out, with free parking (along the street - need a sticker for the lot). I paddled to the left, through Salt Pond Bay then Nauset Bay. Then south paralleling the shoreline. I stopped at the break for the open ocean and walked around to the... More 

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Chicago
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528 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Think about shooting this area from the coast guard station to the north. I found it best to use a 200-300 mm lens. Wonderful results!

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Thank Pixelpanderer
Tucson, Arizona
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123 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

A beautiful microcosm of cape cod! Great place to Kayak and boat, fish and swim. Warmer than the ocean and really sweet. Lots of nice and classic cape cod homes. Cottages actually.

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Thank FinnieF
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Inlet is not Nauset or Coast Guard Beaches. Located in Eastham, and accessible only via boat or by walking north from Nauset Heights in Orleans, you will find a narrow slot in the barrier beach with a swiftly flowing current. Although beautiful, it can be dangerous to inexperienced boaters as the currents empty into the breakers and surf of... More 

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4 Thank bruce p
Spaxton, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Just a stretch of water, that is like saying The Mona Lisa is just a picture. This little piece of water is peace and quiet, with a hint of magic and beauty thrown in to keep you spellbound. We just sat for an hour or so just relaxing, if you can go and see it.

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2 Thank Mike D
Hyannis, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Not much more to say other than it is a great place to look at. Get out and put your toes in the sand. Along with Nauset Beach this is Orleans at it's best. The snack shop at the beach has pretty good food too.

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1 Thank DaleAnn V
Orleans, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

This is one of the treasures of the town of Orleans. The beach constantly changes with each storm that passes our way. This is a barrier beach to the far east of our town.

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3 Thank Yvonne M
Syracuse, New York
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012 via mobile

It was a gorgeous day, seals, birds, sail boats and sun! Sand is white and clean, great waves! We were there in September, not crowded and free. We loved it!

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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Put in at Salt Pond town landing, beautiful place to paddle, just watch the tides. Great place to spend the day.

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Kingston, Canada
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32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

well worth the time spent to go there and relax for a while... very nice to see the sand pipers doing their thing along the shoreline

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